Crime Trend in Maryland

There were 27,456 violent crimes, 542 murders, 117,901 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Maryland

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 27,456 454.1 [51]
2018 28,330 469.4 [51]
2017 30,273 500.2 [52]
2016 29,019 481.7 [52]
2015 27,462 457.2 [53]
2014 26,767 448.0 [53]
2013 27,734 467.8 [54]
2012 28,086 477.3 [54]
2011 28,797 494.1 [55]
2010 31,607 546.3 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Maryland

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 542 9.0 [51]
2018 491 8.1 [51]
2017 546 9.0 [52]
2016 536 8.9 [52]
2015 516 8.6 [53]
2014 362 6.1 [53]
2013 381 6.4 [54]
2012 373 6.3 [54]
2011 398 6.8 [55]
2010 426 7.4 [55]

The number of robberies in Maryland

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 9,203 152.2 [51]
2018 9,716 161.0 [51]
2017 11,200 185.1 [52]
2016 10,815 179.5 [52]
2015 9,863 164.2 [53]
2014 9,565 160.1 [53]
2013 10,048 169.5 [54]
2012 10,173 172.9 [54]
2011 10,343 177.5 [55]
2010 11,054 191.1 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Maryland

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 15,798 261.3 [51]
2018 16,132 267.3 [51]
2017 16,836 278.2 [52]
2016 15,841 262.9 [52]
2015 15,417 256.7 [53]
2014 15,208 254.5 [53]
2013 16,128 272.0 [54]
2012 16,303 277.0 [54]
2011 16,862 289.3 [55]
2010 18,899 326.7 [55]

The number of property crimes in Maryland

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 117,901 1950.2 [51]
2018 122,945 2036.9 [51]
2017 134,496 2222.3 [52]
2016 139,716 2319.0 [52]
2015 139,048 2315.0 [53]
2014 150,390 2516.8 [53]
2013 157,913 2663.5 [54]
2012 162,309 2758.1 [54]
2011 166,699 2860.2 [55]
2010 173,309 2995.5 [55]

The number of burglaries in Maryland

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 16,862 278.9 [51]
2018 18,910 313.3 [51]
2017 23,508 388.4 [52]
2016 24,832 412.2 [52]
2015 25,678 427.5 [53]
2014 28,134 470.8 [53]
2013 31,949 538.9 [54]
2012 33,803 574.4 [54]
2011 35,784 614.0 [55]
2010 36,704 634.4 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Maryland

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 89,780 1485.0 [51]
2018 91,887 1522.4 [51]
2017 97,420 1609.7 [52]
2016 100,995 1676.3 [52]
2015 100,219 1668.5 [53]
2014 109,140 1826.5 [53]
2013 112,546 1898.3 [54]
2012 113,550 1929.5 [54]
2011 114,847 1970.5 [55]
2010 118,578 2049.5 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Maryland

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 11,259 186.2 [51]
2018 12,148 201.3 [51]
2017 13,568 224.2 [52]
2016 13,889 230.5 [52]
2015 13,151 218.9 [53]
2014 13,116 219.5 [53]
2013 13,418 226.3 [54]
2012 14,956 254.1 [54]
2011 16,068 275.7 [55]
2010 18,027 311.6 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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